100 Years Ago: Leroy Madden Dangerously Ill

The Intelligencer June 13, 1917 (page 2)

“Reported Dangerously Ill. Mr. George Madden, of this city, is in receipt of a communication from the Record Office, Ottawa, which conveys the intelligence that his son, Sergt. Leroy Madden, is dangerously ill.

Sergt. Madden, left Belleville with the 155th Battalion last October and has been in France about three months. Roy was previously wounded and it is thought that the sickness was brought on through the wound.”